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Associate or Full Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology

Title: Associate or Full Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

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Position Description

The Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research in the Seattle Children's Research Institute is recruiting a full time Associate Professor without tenure for reasons of funding or Full Professor, without tenure for reasons of funding, commensurate with experience and qualifications.  This is a 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020.

The successful applicant will be a laboratory investigator with a strong track-record of sustained external funding to be based at Seattle Children’s Research Institute within the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research.  Administrative roles may be assigned with regard to maintaining the BTCCCR level of excellence in operations, and service to the division of Hematology Oncology.  Educational service in degree-granting departments at UW is encouraged.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 


PhD, MD, or MD/PhD (or foreign equivalent) are required.

The successful candidate must have a record of research excellence and productivity in infectious disease research on host or pathogen cell biology, immunology or human immunology.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.


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